Targets in Syria has been bombed in return to a deadly attack which killed 5 people in southeeastern Turkey, Turkish Prime Ministry has said.
"These provacations against the safety of Turkey will not remain unanswered," the Prime Ministry said. "We have responded to the attack, and bombed targets in Syria."
The response, as the Prime Ministry stated, came from the Turkish Armed Forces officials at the border, and was "self-defense."
United Nations General Secretariat Ban Ki-Moon, the Security Council Members were notified of the attack, and of Turkey's response as well.
An emergency NATO meeting had been summoned, and will take place in the upcoming hours.
The Prime Minister said Turkey's response abided with the international law, and came as self-defense.
A cross-border move is expected to be brought to the Parliament later tonight.
The bombing came after an emergency meeting between the Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Chief of General Staff Necdet Ozel, Deputy Prime Minsiter Besir Atalay and Justice Minister Sadullah Ergun.
Main opposition leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu cancelled all his planned events to attend the general assembly in the morning.
Main opposition party members will meet tomorrow morning to decide on the party's attitude towards the possible cross border move./hurriyetdailynews.com/